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Most dating sites make you pay to do literally anything besides signing up

Most dating sites make you pay to do literally anything besides signing up

«I don’t like it because I can’t tell if someone’s a creeper just from a quick glance at their profile. I either have to «like» people fairly indiscriminately to leave myself open to conversation, or I have to close doors on potential conversation that could be worthwhile. I was doing just fine having the block feature, or simply not responding to people who weren’t worth my time.»

Now that I think about it, that makes total sense – because now you’re basically forced to swipe right on anyone you *might* be quiero reseГ±as de citas pansexual interested in and it’s way more awkward to have to delete a match rather than just ignore someone. Luckily, OkCupid’s DoubleTake profile allows you to see a good amount of info on a person before you swipe, so you’re not about to match with people blindly (more on that later). If the closed messaging is the most annoying thing on the site, that’s not too shabby.

If you’re not getting the attention and messages you think you deserve, there’s an option to boost your profile to get you a full day’s worth of activity in just 15 minutes.

(Or the least mean things. Close enough). This blog even put together a guide on OkCupid advice that Redditors have given over the past few years.

Surprise: The free version *isn’t* worthless

The site is basically fully functional with the free membership, and we give them props for that. However, if you’re feeling ambitious and want a little feature upgrade, OkCupid does offer two paid memberships: The A-List, which goes for $ for one month or $9.95 per month when you sign up for six months, or A-List Premium, which goes for $ for one month or $ per month when you sign up for six months.

Those prices won’t set you back nearly as much as another site would, and it’s nice that you’re able to test out the site for free before deciding to go all in. You’ll have to subscribe to the A-List for more premium features like getting rid of ads, seeing people who have liked you before you like them, read receipts, automatic boosts, and more. (You can see the full list of A-List and A-List Premium features here.) You can get a lot done on the free version, but you’ll probably look like a more trustworthy member if people know you’re paying to be on the site. Either way, it’s a total bang for your buck.

The Reddit community is actually huge on OkCupid, and while all dating sites receive their fair share of shit (Redditors do not hold back on giving their opinions), I genuinely feel like OkCupid has the most nice things said about it

One bomb free feature is Double Take. Released in 2017, Double Take acts as a kind of insurance. It uses what you filled out in your «Looking for» section and tries to send you new people that they think match up with your ideal boo. It’s a clutch way to discover profiles you wouldn’t have found just by browsing, and it gives more info and more pictures than regular matches show to give you an extra deep look into what they have to offer.

A new «recommended for you» layout in Double Take lets you get extra specific with things you’re looking for. The section groups people together based on location or interests – so if you need to date someone who’s politically liberal or is also a cat person, those boxes can be checked off immediately here. Have something you’re not willing to budge on? For the questions you marked as «important» or «extra important» on your profile, OkCupid will group matches together that answered the way you marked.